Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1956
VenueMorlands Athletic Ground, Glastonbury on 7th, 9th, 10th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, FW Shipston
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 287 all out
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 0/2 (Robertson 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Lomax7      
DA Bickb McCool27      
*WJ Edrichc McCool b Lobb89      
DCS Comptonst Stephenson b McCool110      
RW Hookerc Wight b Lobb3      
+JT Murraylbw b Lobb0      
FJ Titmusb Lobb8      
D Bennettlbw b Palmer5      
PH Parfittc Stephenson b McCool5      
JJ Warrst Stephenson b Lomax19      
RJ Hurstnot out3      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 121.4 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-94, 3-179, 4-191, 5-191, 6-229, 7-246, 8-260, 9-269, 10-287 (121.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb27   10554--
McMahon16   4390--
Langford4   0200--
McCool40   13733--
Palmer11   1311--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Compton32      
JG Lomaxc Edrich b Bennett71      
CL McCoolb Hurst54      
PB Wightc Compton b Warr12      
G Atkinsonlbw b Warr1      
+HW Stephensonc Hooker b Hurst40      
*MF Tremlettlbw b Hurst41      
BA Langfordlbw b Hurst5      
KE Palmerb Bennett8      
JWJ McMahonnot out3      
B Lobbnot out1      
Extras(10 b, 10 lb)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 133.5 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-148, 3-173, 4-179, 5-187, 6-235, 7-271, 8-274, 9-286
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr21   8352--
Titmus32   10870--
Hurst31   18394--
Compton16   5481--
Hooker3   050--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Tremlett b Lobb23      
DA Bicklbw b Lobb0      
RJ Hurstlbw b Lobb0      
*WJ Edrichb Lobb50      
DCS Comptonlbw b Langford40      
RW Hookerlbw b McCool30      
+JT Murraynot out47      
FJ Titmusnot out14      
D Bennettdid not bat      
PH Parfittdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 65 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-37, 4-105, 5-127, 6-166
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb15   4494--
Lomax9   2370--
McMahon9   1350--
Langford15   7281--
McCool16   3541--
Palmer1   010--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesrun out36      
JG Lomaxc Edrich b Hurst29      
CL McCoolb Bennett44      
*MF Tremlettb Warr3      
+HW Stephensonb Warr13      
PB Wightc and b Warr17      
G Atkinsonst Murray b Hurst15      
BA Langfordnot out15      
KE Palmernot out9      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 8 lb)22
Total(7 wickets, 49 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-113, 3-116, 4-122, 5-149, 6-168, 7-182
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr21   5473--
Bennett13   2461--
Titmus2   0100--
Hurst13   1782--

--> L Pickles (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> CL McCool (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 14
--> B Lobb reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> CL McCool reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> B Lobb reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> JJ Warr reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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